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Mark your calendars for Friday, Oct. 2 as Lipscomb Baseball will host its 2015 Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin. Entry into the tournament is $200 for individuals and $750 for teams of four. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and a shotgun start will follow at 8:30 a.m.
Jorge Gutierrez only played baseball for one year at Lipscomb, but what a year it was. With Gutierrez at shortstop the Bisons won the Atlantic Sun Tournament and then upset Georgia, the host school, in the first game of the NCAA Regional in Athens. He spent time talking with LipscombSports.com this week.
Larry Nesbitt was named the Tennessean All-Midstate Baseball Coach of the Year for directing Christ Presbyterian Academy to the Class AA state championship in the TSSAA. He talked with Lipscombsports.com about his honor as well as his time as a Bisons baseball player.
Former Lipscomb pitcher Josh Smith (’10) is scheduled to make his Major League Baseball debut on Tuesday. He joins the Cincinnati Reds and will get the start against the Pittsburgh Pirates. First pitch is set for 6:05 p.m. and the contest will air on Fox Sports Ohio (FSO), WLW 700 radio and MLB.TV.
For the third time in school history the Atlantic Sun Conference selected Lipscomb’s Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium to serve as the host site for the 2016 Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship May 25-28, announced by the league office on Tuesday.